Bart Forbes

Bart Forbes (born July 3, 1939 in Altus, Oklahoma) is an American painter and illustrator. He has worked for most of the popular magazines, amongst them Time, Sports Illustrated, Ladies' Home Journal, McCall's and Golf Digest, as capably as a broad selection of corporate clients. His works tote up postage stamps for the US Postal Service, Time magazine's Man of the Year article upon Jimmy Carter, paintings of the 1988 Seoul Olympics, theme paintings for the PGA tournaments and club houses and paintings of the Dallas Cowboys for Jerry Jones' private jet. He was the recipient of the 1986 Sport Artist of the Year Award final annually by the American Sport Art Museum and Archives. The Sports Art of Bart Forbes, a increase of his most well-known sports paintings, was published by Beckett in 1998. He was inducted into the Society of Illustrators Hall of Fame in 2017.

Bart and his wife, Mary Jo were married July 26, 1969. Their son, Ted Forbes, is the creator and host of the YouTube vlog, The Art of Photography. Their daughter, Sarah Radicello, is a graphic designer. They have two grandchildren, Isaac and Holly Radicello.

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